The Ritz-Carlton Berlin Hotel

This hotel, reflecting Berlin’s rich history and grandeur, is architecturally reminiscent of the Art Deco buildings 1920s New York and Chicago. Guests enter a spacious lobby with a grand marble staircase, wrought-iron railing, marble columns, and a sparkling chandelier. The famous Ritz service attracts international leisure and business travelers.

The Ritz-Carlton Berlin Hotel

The Ritz-Carlton Berlin Hotel

Amenity highlights:

The hotel’s spa pampers guests with facials and with European, Asian, and therapeutic massage, and beauty services are also available. The nearby Tiergarten offers excellent jogging trails, and the hotel provides a “joggers’ station” at the garden entrance, offering fresh towels, mineral water, fruit, and route maps. A casino, exclusive shopping mall, movie theatre, restaurants and historic sightseeing attractions are all within walking distance.

ADDRESS

Potsdamer Platz 3
Berlin, 10785
Germany

Nearest major airport:
Berlin, Germany (TXL-Tegel)

DINING

Vitrum – This 63-seat gourmet restaurant offers European cuisine with Italian influences, with a menu focused on fish and fresh herbs. Fine Italian wine list. Venetian ambience created by inlaid Italian-marble floors, mirror-covered columns, antique Venetian cabinets and artwork, Murano-glass chandeliers and oriental carpets. Handmade china inspired by Murano and Burano, created for the hotel.

Debrosses – Traditional 1875 French brasserie, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Seating for 220, including 60 terrace seats available seasonally. Open show kitchen with old enamel oven, and an on-site bakery; pastries can be purchased for take-away. French cuisine with influences from Prague, Vienna, and New York. Daily changing menus and a selection of oysters, shellfish, crab, lobster, and shrimp. Guests can make a choice of tobaccos to be smoked in a water-pipe.

Curtain club – A 60-seat bar offering 400 fruit spirits and extensive selection of Cuban cigars. Selections from the martini cocktail menu, based on the fruit spirits, are presented in their own specially designed glassware. Heavy brocade curtains separate the bar from the lobby. Guests can enjoy an aperitif in front of the fireplace while listening to live jazz and blues performances.

Tea Lounge – Open throughout the day, the lounge with Chinese-inspired ambience serves cocktails as well as classic tea with fresh scones, sandwiches, petit fours, and a variety of teas. Live piano music.

Two private dining rooms are available: Ponte Fabricio, seating 16, and Ponte Cestio, accommodating 12 persons at one long table.

NEARBY POINTS OF INTEREST

Sony Centre – adjacent
Tiergarten – 300 meters
Berlin Philharmonic Hall – 1 km (0.5 mile)
Brandenburg Gate – 1 km (0.5 mile)
Reichstag (German Parliament) – 1 km (0.5 mile)
Galleries Lafayette (shopping) – 1.5 km (1 miles)
Berlin Cathedral – 2 km (1.2 miles)
Checkpoint Charlie – 2 km (1.3 miles)
Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL): Approximate driving time is 29 minutes and distance is 15 km (9 miles).
Driving directions: Take Motorway 100 in the direction of city center. Exit at Spandauer Damm. At the roundabout, follow Tiergarten onto Straße des 17 Juni. At the Victory roundabout follow the sign “Potsdamer Platz.” At the traffic light. turn right onto Tiergarten Strasse and follow the road to Potsdamer Platz. The hotel is located on Postdamer Platz behind the large glass S-Bahn (subway) entrance on the side of the Sony Centre.

Getting there: One-way taxi fare from the airport is approximately EUR30. Bus transportation is available for approximately EUR4 (prices subject to change).

POLICIES

Dogs are permitted with a fee of EUR 150. (Price subject to change.)
Extra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests made via this Web site cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Pets accepted
Check-in time is 2 PM
Pet fee charged at hotel/condo
Check-out time is Noon

PROPERTY AMENITIES

The hotel has 1,800 square meters (19,370 square feet) of flexible meeting and banquet space, including a grand ballroom for 1,000, five meeting rooms, a boardroom with a library, and two private dining rooms. Secretarial and translation services are available in the business center, and a conference concierge and 24-hour technology butler are available.
The hotel’s many services include child care (surcharge), bath butler, a beauty salon, a boutique and gift shop, concierge desk, limousine service, and valet laundry and dry cleaning.

Parking:
The charge is EUR 22 per night or EUR 2 per hour. Valet service only is available. Prices are subject to change.

See a list of property amenities
Swimming pool – indoor
Massage – treatment room(s)
Concierge desk
Restaurant(s) in hotel
Coffee shop or café
Room service (24 hours)
Parking (surcharge)
Limo or Town Car service available
Conference room(s)
Banquet facilities
Meeting rooms (small groups)
Exhibit space
Computer rental
Internet access in public areas – wireless
Secretarial services
Express check- in
Express check-out
Security guard
Multilingual staff
Number of suites: 40
Translation services
Medical assistance available
Laundry facilities
Shoe shine
Air-conditioned public areas
Wedding services
Airport transportation (surcharge)
Full-service health spa
Spa services on site
Concierge services
Bar/lounge
Breakfast available (surcharge)
Self parking
Parking garage
Parking (valet)
Event catering
Ballroom(s)
Business center
Business services
Internet access in public areas – high speed
Audio-visual equipment
Number of rooms: 302
Porter/bellhop
Doorman/doorwoman
Front desk (limited hours)
Safe-deposit box – front desk
Gift shops or newsstand
Beauty services
Currency exchange
Dry cleaning service
Elevator/lift
Umbrella
Supervised child care/activities

RECREATION

The hotel’s spa offers an indoor pool, spa tub, dry and steam saunas, fitness center, sun bed, and therapeutic massage and facials. The Tiergarten, 300 meters away, has jogging trails through its lush woods. The hotel provides a “joggers’ station” at the entrance, with fresh towels, mineral water, fruit, and route maps. Sixteen golf courses are located in and around Berlin.

Golfing nearby
Swimming on site
Running track/path nearby

ROOM AMENITIES

Internet access – high speed
Premium TV channel(s)
Pay movies
Premium bedding
Separate sitting area
Blackout drapes
Multi-line phone
Remote lighting/drapery control
Wake-up calls
Turndown service
Bathroom telephone
Complimentary toiletries
Shower/tub combination
Makeup mirror
Sewing kit
Extra towels/bedding in room
Electronic/magnetic keys
Trouser press
In-room safe (accommodates laptop)
Smoking rooms
Cribs (infant beds) available
Internet access – wireless
Cable/satellite TV
CD player
Hypo-allergenic bedding available
Air conditioning
Voice mail
Internet access – surcharge
Minibar
Housekeeping (daily)
Designer toiletries
Bathrobes
Hair dryer
Separate bathtub and shower
Massage – available in room
Slippers
Child care (in room, surcharge)
Welcome amenities
Iron/ironing board (on request)
Desk
Rollaway beds

ROOMS

All 302 guest rooms and suites have marble baths, CD and DVD players, high-speed Internet access, complimentary morning newspaper, laptop-sized in-room safe, mineral water, satellite television with movie channels plus Internet access, three telephones including one cordless, and twice daily housekeeping service.

web: www.ritzcarlton.com

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